Robert Half Technology Electrical Design Engineer in Beaufort, South Carolina

Robert Half Technology is seeking an Electrical Design Engineer for our client's Beaufort, SC industrial site. Under the responsibility of the Senior Design Engineer and Plant Operations Manager, the Electrical Design Engineer will collaborate with a variety of colleagues across project teams. These will range from engineering and product development to implementation and manufacturing. In addition to being a team player, our ideal candidate is a self-motivated problem solver who finds pragmatic solutions to highly technical challenges.

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Req ID: 03270-0010386469

Functional Role: Network Engineer

Country: USA

State: SC

City: Beaufort

Postal Code: 29906

Compensation: $36.10 to $41.80 per hour


  • Design functional electrical systems through the development and testing of components

  • Research and design components for electrical equipment and systems for use in commercial equipment.

  • Supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, and systems

  • Inspect and observe facilities to evaluate the efficacy and quality of electrical systems, components, and products

  • Devise testing methods and properties to confirm the functionality of electrical components and systems

  • Develop electrical products and systems to meet customer specifications

  • Research and test manufacturing and assembly processes; develop innovative processes to improve or modify current methods

  • Conduct research to collect and analyze data to create reports about ongoing projects

  • Comply with local, state, and federal regulations to uphold the company's reputation

  • Communicate engineering information across teams and departments to facilitate successful completion of large-scale projects

  • Troubleshoot to solve unforeseen problems with product design or implementation

  • Maintain detailed database to catalog products and component parts

  • Train and supervise technicians to assist in project completion

  • Expand professional and technical knowledge of leading-edge developments in electrical engineering through participation in professional organizations, networking events, and educational workshops

  • Review industry publications to maintain a current perspective on the electrical engineering field

  • Have 3D modelling experience (SolidWorks preferred, Catia V5 or Pro-E) acceptable.

  • Have 2D AutoCAD experience.

  • Essential Functions:

  • Conceive conceptual ideas and thoughts for equipment design, components of equipment, and systems of equipment

  • Makes sketches, creates components, 3D models of components, systems and schematics.

  • Analyses data to develop new designs. Uses engineering principles to determine loads and performs necessary calculations to support new design.

  • Uses the computer assisted design 3D software to create detail drawings from prepared 3D models, sketches and vendor documents from which manufacturing either makes or purchases component/parts.

  • Translates CAD drawings into "pdf" format and files for company wide use.

  • Assist in testing to verify and develop new/existing machine design

  • Assist in building, or modification of equipment components and equipment.

  • Uses the computer assisted design software to alter /change existing drawings.

  • Uses the computer assisted design software to generate part assemblies, instructions and specifications

  • Using "Engineering's" bill of material format, generate "BOM".

  • Uses computer assisted 2D software to create schematics and diagrams.

  • Creates the engineering documentation to communicate the release/change of parts, assemblies and bills of material to manufacturing.

  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining organizes files in computer system. Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or similar field

  • Previous work experience in electrical engineering or related position

  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD or other computer-aided design software applications